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The Supernova Story

The Supernova Story( )
Author: Marschall, Laurence A.
Series title:Princeton Science Library
ISBN:978-0-691-03633-5
Publication Date:Jun 1994
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $79.00
Book Description:

Astronomers believe that a supernova is a massive explosion signaling the death of a star, causing a cosmic recycling of the chemical elements and leaving behind a pulsar, black hole, or nothing at all. In an engaging story of the life cycles of stars, Laurence Marschall tells how early astronomers identified supernovae, and how later scientists came to their current understanding, piecing together observations and historical accounts to form a theory, which was tested by intensive...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Science / Astronomy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.9 x 21.5 x 1.92 cm
Book Weight:0.398 Kilograms



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